Regional News

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Fire destroys landmark Queensland pub

Fire destroys landmark Queensland pub

A LANDMARK Queensland pub has been completely gutted by fire.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

The new jobs luring miners back to work

The new jobs luring miners back to work

MINERS have a reason to get excited, with new research revealing workers are in demand once again. Take a look at where the jobs are and what work is on offer.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

Service station robbed at gunpoint

Service station robbed at gunpoint

Police said the man had a firearm wrapped in a shirt

Mon 11 Jun 2018

MISSING: Police launch search for Whitsundays man

MISSING: Police launch search for Whitsundays man

Bowen man has been missing since last Wednesday

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Bogged car abandoned as man rescued from Pioneer River

Bogged car abandoned as man rescued from Pioneer River

Emergency services rush to rescue bogged driver

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Collinsville man killed in head on crash

Collinsville man killed in head on crash

A PERSON has suffered critical injuries after a truck and ute collided in Glenden on Thursday morning.

WATCH LIVE: Police make headway in murder cold case

WATCH LIVE: Police make headway in murder cold case

Police seek more information on Airlie Beach cold case

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Escaped prisoners steal more fuel, spotted in Bowen

Escaped prisoners steal more fuel, spotted in Bowen

Police on look-out for prisoners after sighting in Mackay area

Traffic impacted for 11 hours after truck crash, fire

Traffic impacted for 11 hours after truck crash, fire

Truck crash causes extensive delays on highway

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

ANGLERS want heavier penalties and stronger compliance powers to tackle black marketing, results of a survey has revealed.

Hunt for wanted man in North Mackay

Hunt for wanted man in North Mackay

Multiple police crews converge on busy Mackay stretch

Mon 4 Jun 2018

Identity of two prison escapees revealed

Identity of two prison escapees revealed

POLICE are searching for two escapees, including one man from Mackay, who escaped from Capricornia Correctional Centre today.

Fake profile used to 'prey' on teen girls in Mackay region

Fake profile used to 'prey' on teen girls in Mackay region

A 28-year-old man has been charged with child exploitation offences

Schoolgirl pinned against wall and screamed at by bullies

Schoolgirl pinned against wall and screamed at by bullies

The Year 11 student has been tripped, threatened and harassed for years

Fri 1 Jun 2018

2.3 million workers to get pay rise

2.3 million workers to get pay rise

FROM July 1, about 2.3 million workers will get a pay increase. But some people still aren’t happy.

Thu 31 May 2018

LOCKDOWN: Man charged with weapons, explosives offences

LOCKDOWN: Man charged with weapons, explosives offences

Detectives have charged a man with weapons and explosives offences after he allegedly sparked the lockdown of the Mackay CBD on Wednesday night.

Wed 30 May 2018

Toddler, young child found walking streets alone

Toddler, young child found walking streets alone

Police reunite children with father after door-knocking campaign

Tue 29 May 2018

Cannabis worth $20,000 seized in Bowen

Cannabis worth $20,000 seized in Bowen

More drugs go up in smoke in ongoing blitz

$3M boost for agriculture industry

$3M boost for agriculture industry

PALASZCZUK Government will continue to invest in agricultural jobs, investing a further $3 million to the industry over the next three years.

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